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Programme Manager

  • Employer: Freeport East
  • Reference: FPEAST/22/206392
  • Published: Fri 29/07/2022, 9:38 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 09/08/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £55,000 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Harwich International Port, Suffolk

Freeport East has reached a significant milestone in the progression and development of the Freeport East programme. They are now looking to recruit a highly experienced Programme Manager who will lead on the delivery of the Freeport East programme as set out in the Full Business Case. The Programme Manager will report directly to the Chief Executive and Management Board on achieving compliance with all regulatory guidance issued regarding the Freeport business case, designation and funding agreements. Freeport East will have a two-tier governance arrangement, comprising a Supervisory (Governance) Board and a Management Board. The Management Board will be made up of a small team of executives reporting to the Chief Executive Officer responsible for the delivery and subsequent operation of the freeport but also to support some of the functions of the Supervisory Board. The role will need to be filled by someone with a project management remit with experience of managing governmental funded projects.

The Role:

  • Developing and co-ordinating the overall Freeport East delivery programme to achieve the Full Business Case objectives
  • Developing project proposals to lever in wider funding opportunities to achieve the Freeport objectives
  • Support and monitor the pipeline of wider projects with partners to identify opportunities for the Freeport to intervene and accelerate change
  • Manage and monitor projects that are authorised by the Chief Executive and Management Board
  • Report to the Chief Executive, establish and coordinate task and finish groups to develop packages/and secretariat work required for business plan delivery and compliance on the dedicated implementation plan. These could include infrastructure, innovation, skills and inward investment
  • Lead on the delivery of seed capital funding for the Freeport East Tax Sites and advising on outputs, funding gap analysis and matched funding sources.

Who we are looking for:

  • You will have strong relationship management and influencing skills
  • Political sensitivity and collaborative approach
  • Ability to work with senior personnel across the public and private sector
  • Demonstrate a high level of understanding for the requirement to maintain partner confidence
  • Strong analytical skills and financial awareness
  • A pro-active approach to problem solving
  • A flexible approach to delivering requirements, sometimes outside of normal working hours.

Key Requirements:

  • Degree level education or equivalent experience in a Programme and/or Project Management role
  • Programme/ Project Management expertise with experience in programme/ project management methodologies e.g. Prince 2
  • Experience of working with and coordinating a wide private- public partnership
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Knowledge of Local Government processes
  • Knowledge, understanding and a demonstrable commitment to supporting the delivery of economic change collaboratively with public and private sector partners in the Freeport East region.

What we can offer you:

  • Salary: up to £55,000 (based on skills and experience)
  • Generous Pension Contribution
  • Private Health Care
  • 24 days annual leave + bank holidays.

Location: Freeport East, Port of Felixstowe IP11 3SY

How to Apply

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  • Employer: Freeport East
  • Reference: FPEAST/22/206392
  • Published: Fri 29/07/2022, 9:38 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 09/08/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £55,000 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Harwich International Port, Suffolk

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